How COVID-19 Struck a Blow to Women and Their Careers and Recommended Strategies to Recover (OnDemand)
Originally held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers
New York: 1.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
New Jersey: 1.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
California: 1.0 Elimination of Bias
Pennsylvania: 1.0 Professional Responsibility
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys
Newly admitted New York attorneys (attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) cannot earn CLE credit in the category of Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.
Panelists with a rich variety of
backgrounds will address the negative impacts of COVID-19 on women and
caregivers, and the ways in which the pandemic has exacerbated existing
gender-based discrimination in the workplace.
As primary caregivers for their children
and loved ones, many women have been required to stay home and provide
care to other family members when no other care was available during the
pandemic (e.g. for school-aged children who were remote learning or
otherwise unable to attend daycare or school in person). Some of these
women were unjustly terminated from their positions or faced other
consequences in the workplace as a result. In addition to discussing
these impacts, the CLE will review key legislation, such as the Family
First Act legislation, and some of the key cases under which women have
Panelists will share their perspectives
on the correct path forward, as well as the policies that they have
implemented or contemplated in their own workplaces and with their
Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty
Iliana Konidaris, Managing Counsel, New York Office, The Fierberg National Law Group
Maria C. John (Program Moderator), VP, Associate General Counsel, Risk Management, The Related Companies, L.P.
Cory Lamz, Counsel & Director of Legal Affairs; Data Privacy Officer, Buoy Health, Inc.
Robin G. Frederick, Deputy GC & GVP, Global Employment Law, Gartner, Inc.
Tamika N. Hardy, Partner, Rivkin Radler LLP
Nina T. Pirrotti, Partner, Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C.
Sponsoring Association Committees:
Sex & Law, Olympias Iliana Konidaris & Farah Diaz-Tello, Co-Chairs
Women in the Legal Profession, Judith A. Archer, Chair